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  • Indian 2009 Seeds of Peace campers singing the Seeds of Peace song at the American Center in Mumbai, August 4, 2009 Debriefing of 2009 Seeds of Peace Campers

    Ten Indian 2009 Seeds of Peace campers, who recently returned from the United States after successful completion of a three-week international camp in Maine, shared their experiences at a press conference organized by The American Center on August 4, 2009.

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  • Media and Communication students during Sandra Ruch presentation on Documentary Films American Documentary Showcase Debuts in Mumbai

    The U.S. Consulate General, Public Affairs Section, organized a two-day event around the American Documentaries Showcase, a State Department sponsored program, at the American Center on August 17-18, 2009. Documentary film expert Sandra Ruch screened “The Hobart Shakespeareans,” followed by an interactive discussion

  • The workshop in progress at the Academy of Theatre Arts, Mumbai University, Kalina, Santacruz "Citizen Josh" - Importance of Civic Activism

    The American Center presented the one-man political comedy “Citizen Josh” at Mumbai University, Kalina Campus, Santa Cruz on August 21, 2009. The university’s Academy of Theatre Arts co-sponsored the play at Marathi Basha Hall...

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Ambassador Roemer is charged with leading one of America’s largest diplomatic missions.

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As the new crescent moon ushers in Ramadan, the President extends his best wishes to Muslim communities.

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Researcher found the loss of water in northern India is due to human activity.

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The two governments outlined a Strategic Dialogue that will focus on five principal pillars.

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Professor Gary Weaver interacts with students during a presentation on Culture, Communication and Conflict at the American Center, Mumbai

Professor Gary Weaver interacts with students
Gary Weaver, professor at the School of International Service at the American University, Washington D.C. delivered lectures on “Multiculturalism” and “Culture, Communication and Conflict” at the American Center on August 17.

Ambassador Timothy J. Roemer at his first press conference in New Delhi, August 12, 2009

Ambassador Timothy J. Roemer's first press conference in India
"As the U.S. Ambassador in India, I plan to vigorously support our broad strategic dialogue using all of our Embassy resources and all of our friends back in Washington to bring the best of America forward in our engagement with India."

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton signs the November 26, 2008 memorial book at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in Mumbai, July 18, 2009

Secretary Clinton's Visit in India, July 2009
At the close of U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's meetings with the Government of India July 20, 2009, the two governments issued a joint statement regarding their intentions to accelerate the growth of their bilateral relationship to enhance global prosperity and stability in the 21st century.

Consul General Paul Folmsbee felicitating Chief Secretary of Maharashtra Johny Joseph at the U.S. Independence Day celebration at the Grand Hyatt, Mumbai, July 4, 2009

U.S. Independence Day Celebration 2009
U.S. Consul General Paul Folmsbee hosted a celebration reception on July 4, 2009 commemorating the United States’ 233rd Independence Day. The Chief Guest of the evening was the Chief Secretary of Maharashtra Mr. Johny Joseph. As 2009 is the bicentennial year of Lincoln's birth, the event featured his life and legacy.

U.S. forestry expert Alberto Goetzl on his way to Dehradun to meet with experts in FRI, IGNFA, and Uttaranchal Forest Department, August 19, 2009

U.S. Forestry expert in India talks about climate change
U.S. forestry expert Alberto Goetzl visited India to speak about U.S. forestry practices, policies and the common challenges facing the U.S. and India. Watch the video.